Lusail, Qatar – Packed with largely Argentina followers, Lusail Stadium erupted in pleasure as La Albiceleste defeated France to win the World Cup in Qatar.
The hard-fought victory for La Albiceleste in Sunday’s dramatic last was selected penalties after 120 minutes of regular and further time led to a 3-Three impasse.
“There are too many emotions,” Argentina fan Luciana Aufat, 28, instructed Al Jazeera. “It feels amazing to be here today to witness this win,” she stated, describing the primary World Cup she attended as “a fantastic tournament”.
At the opposite finish, the vastly outnumbered France followers had been disillusioned.
“We could have won. We had great chances to win,” Les Bleus supporter Malcolm Joseph instructed Al Jazeera.
“Extremely good performance the boys. It was not our night. That is football sometimes,” Joseph stated.
After captain Lionel Messi lifted the coveted trophy, Argentina followers had been nonetheless ecstatic as they exited Lusail Stadium.
Sofiann Vazquez, from Mar del Plata, Argentina, stated she was in tears in the direction of the top of the sport.
“Today God was with us. This is one of the best moments in my life.”